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Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 17:00
Closed Good Friday, 24-26 & 31 December and 1 January


Edward Lear landscape

Special display on Edward Lear

5 April 2018

Enjoy a limited display on Edward Lear, originally conceived to complement a special Cambridge Literary Festival event.

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Gallery 3

Building works

4 April 2018

From late April, we will be working on a major maintenance project to repair the roof light and refurbish Gallery 3.

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Horse barding

Horse Mannequin dressed and ready to go

23 March 2018

The Armoury’s iconic and well-loved horse mannequin has been dressed in spectacular new parade barding.

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Easter at the Fitzwilliam

23 March 2018

This Easter the Fitzwilliam has a variety of exhibitions and free family resources for you to pick up and enjoy.

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Codebreakers merchandise wins ACE 'Range of the Year'

22 March 2018

The Association for Cultural Enterprises (ACE) name The Fitzwilliam winner of 'Range of the Year' at their Best Product Awards for Alan Turing's zeta function machine gift range.

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BBC CIVILISATIONS and the Fitzwilliam

8 March 2018

The Fitzwilliam has been one of the museums to take part in the new BBC CIVILISATIONS series, the associated festival and their AR (augmented reality) app.

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Runners and spectators

Road closures around the Museum from Sunday’s Cambridge half marathon

2 March 2018

This Sunday 4 March the Cambridge half marathon will go through the city from 9.30 and there will be a number of road closures and diversions in place.

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Musuem Portico

Museum closure - Tuesday 20 February

12 February 2018

Due to essential maintenance work on the Fitzwilliam Museum, our offices and switchboard will be closed on Mon 19 and Tues 20 Feb, and our galleries will also be closed to the public on Tues 20 Feb.

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Light projection on outside of Museum


9 February 2018

From 9 to 14 February the Fitzwilliam Museum and other iconic buildings in Cambridge will be bathed in light for this year’s e-Luminate festival.

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Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects

Discover first class craft at Collect

9 February 2018

Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects returns to London Saatchi’s gallery on 22 – 25 February providing a snapshot of what craft means today, and giving a glimpse of what it might become.

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